Entity: Small Business Administration

Voluntary Dismissal Motion – SBA

June 8, 2017
American Oversight voluntarily dismissed its complaint against the SBA after the agency indicated it would comply with the FOIA request seeking communications with Ivanka Trump.

SBA Political Appointee Resumes

June 1, 2017
The Small Business Administration responded to our FOIA request (SBA-17-0102) providing names, job titles, and resumes for a number of the political appointees at the agency.

No Records Response from SBA Regarding Political Appointee Ethics Waivers

May 24, 2017
No records response from SBA to our request for ethics waivers provided to political appointees, and that it provided no records in response to the Office of Government Ethics' request for information in early 2017.

No Records Response from SBA Regarding Ethics Waivers Given to Appointees

May 24, 2017
Response from SBA stating it had had no records responsive to the request of government ethics.

Watchdog Files Lawsuit to Obtain Ivanka Trump’s Emails

May 17, 2017
American Oversight today sued to obtain emails from the time period at the start of the Trump administration during which Ivanka Trump advised the president and offered input to executive agencies but refused to become a government employee subject to ethics rules.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Department of Commerce et.al. – Ivanka Emails

May 17, 2017
Complaint filed by American Oversight against the Departments of Commerce, Education, Treasury, Labor, and the Small Business Administration for communications with Ivanka Trump.

FOIA Request to Small Business Administration Seeking Identities and Resumes of New Political Appointees

April 12, 2017
FOIA seeking records identifying new political appointees working at the agency, including resumes as well as any ethics or conflict of interest waivers or authorizations.

FOIA Request to SBA Seeking Communications and Records of Meetings with Ivanka Trump

March 31, 2017
FOIA to SBA seeking communications and records of meetings between Ivanka Trump and SBA officials. 

FOIA Request to Multiple Agencies for Ethics Waivers Provided to Political Appointees

March 22, 2017
FOIA request to multiple agencies for ethics waivers provided to political appointees in light of the Office of Government Ethics request for information.